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Brandon Roberts has been a member since April 19th 2012, and has created 234 posts from scratch.

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143 No Questions Asked

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Here’s what we’re talking about today:

Accredited investor gets redefined  (05:30)

Congressman says “Not so fast  FINRA”  (15:30)

Swiss banker arrested for helping Americans hide money  (34:39)

Auto finance industry the next bubble? and New study says most can’t afford a used car  (47:17) Read More…

142 How It Should Be Interpretated

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To those in our audience who have reached out to us and let us know more of what you’d like for us to discuss on the Finanical Procast, we thank you. And for those of you that have not let us know what you’d like to hear us discuss, please don’t hesitate to do so, we are open and willing to entertain just about anything as it relates to the world of finance.

We record this show every week for the benefit of those in our community and it always helps to know more of what you’d like for us to discuss.   Read More…

Average 401k Returns: The News is not so Good

Back in the Spring of this year, good news came out of CNBC regarding average 401k returns when they published an article titled Big Surge in 401k Balances, but Workers still not Saving Enough. The news out of this article was that the average 401k balance had grown $42,400 or nearly doubled from five years ago. Sounds great and it looks like Americans achieved a super awesome return on their 401k balances (finally).

Only, it didn’t happen that way.

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10 Things Life Insurance Agents Won’t Say: #4 Variable Annuities are Just Expensive Mutual Funds

Next up on the Market Watch exposé is a discussion about variable annuities, their expenses, complexity, and lack of any uniqueness compared to other investments options—or at least that’s what someone would like you to believe.

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141 It’s Not You, It’s Me

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Well, it’s been a few weeks now since we’ve switched back to our original show format. For those who are new, that means we’re recording a weekly episode that runs about an hour. This was requested by some in our audience and we aim to please. However, we would like to hear from more of the people who listen to our show and get some ideas around topics that you’d like for us to discuss.

As you can probably tell by now, we are more than capable of talking about things that WE are interested in but we’d much prefer to talk about things that will really help those in our audience. That being said, if you have a question, comment or suggestion–please reach out to us, we are open and willing to entertain discussion on just about anything in the world of finance. Read More…